'People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song. So, I stay in the moment and listen.' MICHAEL JACKSON (1958 - 2009). Dancing the Dream is one man's hauntingly beautiful, provocatively personal view of the world around us, and the universe within each of us. Whether his prose and poetry focused on creativity, the people that surrounded him, or the plight of the noble elephant, his observations and concerns all illustrated his belief that trust, love and faith are the foundation stones for a life well lived. Containing Michael Jackson's personal writings and over one hundred glorious photographs, drawings, and paintings from his own collection, this book is a must have for all fans of an incredible, inspiring man who died as he lived - dancing his dream.
Michael Jackson was born in 1958. He made his musical debut aged 11 with his brothers as a member of The Jackson 5, his solo career began in 1971 and he was soon dubbed the 'King of Pop'. His albums, Thriller, Off the Wall, Bad, Dangerous and HIStory are among the top selling albums in the world. During his remarkable career, Jackson won thirteen Grammy Awards and the American Music Award's Artist of the Century Award. He released thirteen number one solo singles and enjoyed sales of an estimated 750 million records worldwide. His unique sound and style has influenced recording artists from all genres for generations and will continue to do so for many more years to come. Michael Jackson died, aged 50, on 25 June 2009.